Numbers and Rates of Public High School Dropouts: School Year 2004-05

Jennifer Sable and Nick Gaviola (QIP, under subcontract to AIR)

This First Look presents findings on the numbers and rates of public school students who dropped out of school in school years 2002-03, 2003-04, and 2004-05, using data from the Common Core of Data (CCD) State-Level Public Use Data File on Public School Dropouts for these years, supplemented with data from two local education agency-level data files for the 2004-05 school year only.